Presentation on theme: "Interacting & Responding: Gang Culture"— Presentation transcript:
1 Interacting & Responding: Gang Culture Learning Objectives:To work collaboratively to discuss the question ‘What is a gang?’ To use stimulus material and your own views to inform your work
2 Starter Work as a pair to create a brainstorm on the topic of GANGS What words do you associate with the word ‘gang’?What do you know about them?
3 Speaking and listening GCSE EnglishSpeaking & Listening = 20% of your total markSpeaking & Listening is made up of 3 separate tasks:Communicating and adapting language (an individual presentation)Interacting and responding (a group discussion)Creating and sustaining roles (a hot-seating activity in character)All these tasks are weighted evenly.They are worth around 6.5% of your mark each.
4 Interacting and responding In this task you will participate in a group discussion on the issue of gangsThe discussion will cover 4 different areas:What are gangs?Why do young people join gangs?What impact do gangs have on their local community?What can people do to stop gang culture in their local community?
5 Your assessment In the assessment you will be assessed on… Your ability to listenYour ability to questionYour ability to respond to other peopleYour ability to shape and sustain a discussionYour ability to express your own detailed views
6 Good speaking and listening Here are the ground rules for good group work…Listen carefully to other people, and give people time to express their viewsBe supportive and polite about other people’s ideasMake sure that everyone is involved in the discussionDon’t be afraid to suggest different ideas or ideas other people may not agree withTry to use formal language, and avoid using slang
7 Watch this clipHere is a clip which shows some people’s views on what gangs are…Gangs - What are they?
8 News articleCircle any words or phrases in the article which you do not understand.What are the key points in this article?Do you agree with this message?
9 Your task Work as a group to discuss the question ‘What is a gang?’ As you discuss your ideas you should take notes, as you will need these for later lessonsThese notes could be a brainstorm, or bullet pointsUse your own ideas as well as ideas from the video clip and the article
10 Plenary Lets hear some of your ideas… Now spend 5 minutes writing down your own individual ideas to answer the question ‘What is a gang?’You should make notes in your book under this title